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Major accessions to repositories in 2020 relating to Charities and philanthropy


Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office)

  • Breadline, Penzance: records incl minutes, reports, accounts, corresp, papers, marketing materials, reports and newspaper cuttings 1945-2006 (AD2975)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Ravenswood Foundation, Crowthorne: records 1950-2011 (D/EX2806acc10688)

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Ashiana Community Project, Birmingham: records of the Growing Histories project, created to learn more about small-scale food production in the city, and to encourage residents to grow their own food and learn from each other 2018-2019 (MS 4997 (2020/018))

Brent Archives

  • Salusbury World Refugee Centre, Kilburn: collection of personal memories of 20 refugee families collated as part of the 20:20 Stories of Moving Lineage exhibition displayed at the Library at Willesden Green 2019-2020 (ACC/2020/22)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Henry Morris Memorial Trust: minutes, accounts, correspondence, application forms 1964-2019 (R120/038)
  • Royal British Legion, Shelford branch: minutes, newsletters and correspondence 1928-2016 (R120/051)

Dorset History Centre

  • People First Dorset, learning disability charity: Connect magazine, produced during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic when usual activities were suspended 2020 (D-PFD)

Essex Record Office

  • Achievement Through Football, Southend: oral history recordings with residents of sheltered housing accommodation in the Southend area about memories of the Second World War 2019-2020 (Acc. SA892)

Glasgow City Archives

  • The Planning Exchange, Glasgow: memorandum and articles of association, minutes and reports 1972-2002 (TD2114)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester District Nursing Charity: records incl minutes, annual reports, opinion report, corresp, constitution and bye-laws and newspaper cuttings 1884-1972 (15250.1)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Inner Wheel Club of Hull: records incl minutes, photographs, and accounts 1938-2020 (C DSIW)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Roma Support Group: records rel to the Roma Oral History Project, incl summaries, transcripts, oral histories, photographs, publicity material, exhibition material, publications, schools workshops and training 2017-2018 (LMA/4761)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Oxfordshire Advocacy: records incl minutes of trustees' and board meetings, business plan, contracts and tenders, articles of association, staffing chart, publicity, and booklet of the history of the charity 2011-2019 (6832)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • Audley (Diglake) Colliery Disaster Fund and Talke Relief Fund: papers, and deeds rel to premises in Tunstall 1811-1936 (SD 1875)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Todmorden Moor Restoration Trust: records incl minutes of trustee meetings, accounts, memorandum of association, correspondence, photographs, leaflets and press cuttings, project and inquiry papers rel to the Todmorden Moor and surrounding areas 1991-2013 (WYC:1933)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Beam Public Arts: collection of material rel to activities in the area of arts in place-making since 1986, incl documents, photographs, some slides, printed and marketing materials, artist drawings and concept development documents, grant applications and evaluation reports rel to projects 1986-2020 (WYW1980)


National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Second World War prison camp Red Cross procurement diary, listing prisoners' names, ranks, numbers, regiments, next of kin and camps, incl Stalag VIIIB, Stalag XXA, Stalag XXID, Stalag XVlllA, and recording items of clothing sent by families of prisoners, all of whom appear to be from the Aberdare area, and organised by the Welsh Red Cross 1942-1944 (NLW ex 3044)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • On the Record, not-for-profit co-operative: Doing it Ourselves project archive, incl oral histories and papers rel to Walthamstow Neighbourhood Co-operative Nursery 1979-2019 (DIO)
  • On the Record, not-for-profit co-operative: Fighting SUS project archive, incl oral histories and accompanying material on the history of Stop and Search 2018-2019 (FS)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • Purey Cust Trust, grant-making charity: papers, incl valuation reports, development appraisals, property information incl copy deeds and leases and long-term tenant information, and papers rel to the Nuffield Hospital, RIBA case study on the Purey Cust Nursing Home and the Minster Grounds 2008 1984-2017 ((2020/074))
  • The Ellen and Dorothy Wilson Almshouse Charity: archives, incl of predecessor bodies, the Ellen Wilson Hospital Charity and the Dorothy Wilson Charity 1894-2011 (EDWAC)

London University: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

  • Afghanaid, development charity: records incl correspondence, strategy papers, trustee reports, publicity materials, reports, project files, photographic material, publications and grey literature 1981-2006 (2020/007)
  • SOS Sahel International UK, development charity: records incl minutes, reports, project files, photographic material, and publications c1981-2010 (2020/001)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Wood Street Mission, Manchester: additional records incl visitor books, press cuttings and photographs, folder on Birchenfield Lodge, Derbyshire, annual reviews and reports c1960-2000 (GB 133 WSM)